October 31, 2014

How to remove King Translate malware. Uninstall help

King Translate is a free application that offers you to translate words or sentences to different languages. But the King Translate malware is associated with malicious persons and it performs some harmful activities on your computer. Firstly, the King Translate virus is promoted using unfair tricks, it can be installed on your computer even without your knowledge. Once entered, it will alter your internet settings and hijacks your browser. Along with browser hijacking, KingTranslate virus is used to display third parties advertisements (spam) and it is also used to collect sensitive user information from affected PCs. Anyhow, for your safety and privacy, its recommended to uninstall King Translate malware toolbar and its components from the machine.

Common Symptoms of King Translate infection:
This kind of malwares usually change your Homepage, Search provider, Desktop Background.
They can display bunch of unstoppable pop-ups advertisements.
Computer performs slower then usual, browser may crash over and over.
Strange websites are automatically opened on the computer after a frequent interval.
Disabled Folder options, Task manager, Registry editing tools.
Advertisements from stranger companies start to appear out of nowhere.
Unexpected browser behaviors such as URL/link redirects.
Unwanted and unknown Plugin/extension or add-ons attached with browser.
Useless shortcuts on desktop or creepy websites added to favorites/bookmarks without your knowledge.


How to uninstall King Translate

Remove toolbars, plugins, extensions, add-ons
Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox users:
Go to TOOLS and then click MANAGE ADD-ON, From there, select Extensions, Toolbars and remove the King Translate if found. Make sure Google is set as default search Provider.

Google Chrome Users:
Click SETTINGS icon and select SETTINGS, then open Extensions, toolbar, search provider options, remove the King Translate if listed there. Make sure Google is set as default search Provider.

Uninstall from Control Panel
Open CONTROL PANEL, then ADD/REMOVE PROGRAMS or “Programs and Features”, now lookup for King Translate and uninstall if it is listed.

How to delete King Translate manually:
If the malware did not go away after uninstall procedure, try these steps. Please note, the manual removal method is a bit complex and it can go wrong if you perform its tasks incorrectly. It is advised to run an automatic virus removal software for safe and easy solutions. However, if you are good with Manual removal, do the steps below.

Possibly corrupt registry keys:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “CertificateRevocation” = 0
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableTaskMgr” = 1
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\system “DisableTaskMgr” = 1

Delete files:
Open then following folders or search for King Translate in My Computer and delete if found files associated with this bug.

C:\program files
%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\
%AllUsersProfile%\

King Translate virus removal tool
It is always good and safe to use an automatic software to detect and eliminate viruses and malwares. The programs below are best for removing malwares.

1: Malware Bytes (Mbam)

2: Hitman